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Together with Torquay and Brixham, Paignton forms the popular holiday destination of Torbay. Torbay's sandy beaches, mild climate and recreational and leisure attractions have Torbay the nickname of 'The English Riviera'.

Paignton is in the centre of Torbay with Torquay to the north and Brixham to the south each attracting thousands of visitors of all ages throughout the year.

Paignton is the perfect holiday destination for families or couples who just want a break away. Its long sandy beaches are as safe as they are clean and Paignton's attractions are essential for a wonderful holiday in Devon.

Paignton Zoo, Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway and Quaywest Water Park are just some of the attractions to keep any family entertained. Nearby Torquay has attractions like, Babbacombe Model Village, Kents Cavern, Living Coasts, and Bygones to name a few. And Brixham is always popular with food lovers thanks to its fine restaurants serving freshly caught local fish.

Tall ships - Paignton Regatta
Torre Abbey - Torquay
Berry Head - Brixham
Coastal Walks
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